FRANK BAJAK AP
Alex Stamos served as chief security officer at Facebook for three years before joining Stanford University, where he studies internet security, including systems related to conducting elections.
He warns that there's little the federal government can do now for the 2020 elections. And he laments the arrival of "disinformation as a service," where companies are hired to help spread misinformation on social media.
Stamos spoke recently with The Associated Press. Remarks have been edited for clarity and brevity.
Q. Can you summarize the chilling scenario you recently penned on how the 2020 presidential elections might be thrown into turmoil?
A: Most people focus on specific threats: a technical disruption of voting, social media rumors blaming a con